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Cole drives in 2, earns win in Pirates debut

Cole drives in 2, earns win in Pirates debut

ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com yahoo.com Updated Jun 11, 2013
Gerrit Cole took a shutout into the seventh inning of his major league debut and hit a two-run single in his first at-bat Tuesday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-2 victory in front of a festive crowd.
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  • Rod Woodson at Steelers minicamp as a coaching intern

    Rod Woodson at Steelers minicamp as a coaching intern

    profootballtalk.com Jun 11, 2013
    A candidate for the Steelers’ Mt. Rushmore is working with the team at this week’s minicamp. Hall of Fame cornerback Rod Woodson has joined the Steelers this week as a coaching intern, a brief return to coaching for Woodson after spending the 2011 sea
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  • Pirates manager Clint Hurdle: ‘I’m not paying attention to the …

    Pirates manager Clint Hurdle: ‘I’m not paying attention to the number of pitches anymore’

    yahoo.com Jun 11, 2013
    Count Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle as the latest manager to thumb his nose at baseball's obsession with numbers. Hurdle told reporters on Tuesday that he's done watching pitch-count to determine when to remove his starting pitchers.This, of c…
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  • Big Ben recovering quickly from surgery

    Big Ben recovering quickly from surgery

    If there was any concern about Ben Roethlisberger's latest surgery, the Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback certainly squashed it. Roethlisberger, who underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair the meniscus in his right knee six days ago, only had a …
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  • Mike Adams’ assailant could be hiding in Florida

    Mike Adams’ assailant could be hiding in Florida

    profootballtalk.com Jun 11, 2013
    The man who allegedly stabbed Steelers tackle Mike Adams is on the lam. Or on the loose. Or whatever police say. For now, they’re specifically saying, “Where in the hell is Jerrell Romero Whitlock?” The 26-year-old is wanted in connection with the r
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  • Florida deputies search for suspect in Steelers stabbing

    Florida deputies search for suspect in Steelers stabbing

    post-gazette.com Jun 11, 2013
    Sheriff's deputies in Columbia County, Fla., are looking for Jerrell Whitlock, a suspect in the stabbing of Steelers lineman Mike Adams.
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  • Steelers will open training camp July 26

    Steelers will open training camp July 26

    post-gazette.com Jun 11, 2013
    The first practice open to fans will be held at St. Vincent College on July 27, the team announced this morning.
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  • Wake-up call: Minicamps start today

    Wake-up call: Minicamps start today

    ESPN.com Jun 11, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- The mandatory minicamps for the Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers all begin Tuesday. I'm here in Southern Ohio to get my first look at the 2013 Bengals. Media availability is later in the morning, and practice is…
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  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Powering The Pirates 03:55

    SweetSpot TV: Powering The Pirates

    Jun 11
    David Schoenfield and Tristan Cockcroft take a look at Gerrit Cole, who is projected to make his MLB debut with the Pirates.
  • Video - Cole Wins MLB Debut 03:14

    Cole Wins MLB Debut

    Jun 11
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Gerrit Cole struck out two and knocked in two runs in his MLB debut.

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  • Daily Dime: Spurs dominate Game 3

    Jun 11
    The Night of the Unsung Spurs were set up by one of the most coveted players of the last 20 years, Tim Duncan
  • Tarvaris Jackson could sign with Seattle Seahawks in next day or two, acco…

    Jun 11
    Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, placed on waivers by the Buffalo Bills on Monday, is heading to Seattle in the next day or two to possibly sign a contract with the team, two sources say.
  • Don Banks: Multiple cities, same year: Is this the future of the draft?

    Jun 11
    The recent two-week shift of the 2014 NFL Draft that was necessitated by a scheduling conflict at New York's Radio City Music Hall could wind up being just the beginning of the changes coming to one of the league's glamor events in ensuing years.
  • Peter King: Two things make Patriots the perfect landing spot for Tebow; m…

    Jun 11
    I always figured, once the inevitability of the demise of Tim Tebow with the Jets played out, there were three teams that made sense for him: New England, New Orleans and Green Bay. And New England, which announced his signing today, was the most sensib…